Public Notices

Permit Modification Request for the Construction and Operation of a New Mixed Low-level Radioactive Waste Disposal Cell at the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site

Letter to the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection Requesting Permit Modification
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Permit Application for Hazardous Waste Management Activities at the Nevada National Security Site

Proposed and Current Mixed Low-level Radioactive Waste Disposal Unit Activities
Mixed Low-level Radioactive Waste Storage Unit Activities
Hazardous Waste Storage Unit Activities
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit Activities

Public Notices posterClick here to download posters displayed at the December 14, 2016 public meeting on the permit modification request to construct and operate a new mixed low-level radioactive waste disposal cell. Public comments can be submitted to through January 28, 2017.


Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (FFACO) Documents
The Nevada Field Office will be submitting the following documents proposing closure-in-place to the State of Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP), during the next 60 days. A closure-in-place strategy involves using engineering and/or administrative controls to complete remediation and some contamination will remain.

No documents proposing closure-in-place at this time.

When submitting these documents to NDEP, copies will be supplied to the Las Vegas and Carson City Public Reading Facilities for review. Copies may be requested by contacting the Office of Public Affairs at Submit comments regarding a decision document to Christine Andres (NDEP) at within 30 days of the document’s release. 

Public Reading Facilities
Southern Nevada Public Reading Facility
c/o Nuclear Testing Archive
775 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Northern Nevada Public Reading Facility
Nevada State Library and Archives
100 N. Stewart Street
Carson City, NV 89701-428